Silicon Motion launches PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD controllers
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Up to 7,400/6,800 MB/s of sequential performance

Silicon Motion announced three new PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD controllers, including the high-end 12nm SM2264 controller, capable of hitting 7.400MB/s and 6.800MB/s sequential read and write performance.

Alleged Radeon RX 6000 series specs leaked
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Wednesday, 21 October 2020 18:10

Alleged Radeon RX 6000 series specs leaked


RX 6900 XT, RX 6800 XT, and RX 6700 series

After the initial leak earlier this week, a full set of details for the entire upcoming Radeon RX 6000 series has found its way online, detailing a total of four SKUs, including the flagship RX 6900 XT which could be an AMD exclusive.

AMD RX 6000 series Navi 21 XT packs 16Gbps GDDR6 memory
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Has a 320W TGP

With AMD scheduled to unveil its Radeon RX 6000 series on October 28th, first information about these cards are showing up online, and it appears that the Navi 21 XT-based one will use 16Gbps GDDR6 memory and have a 320W TBP

Asus VivoBook Flip 14 spotted with Iris Xe Max GPU
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Tiger Lake paired up with Intel discrete GPU (DG1)

The VivoBook Flip 14 has already been announced with Intel's Tiger Lake CPU and it might also feature Intel's discrete GPU.

AMD could launch Ryzen 5 5600 in early 2021
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Wednesday, 14 October 2020 14:49

AMD could launch Ryzen 5 5600 in early 2021


Priced at $220

According to the latest rumor, AMD could launch the non-X Ryzen 5 5600 CPU in early 2021, with a rather affordable $220 price tag.

AMD teases Radeon RX 6000 series performance at 4K
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Possible Big Navi does good, might be trailing the RTX 3080

As usually happens, AMD's CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, took to the stage to wrap up the Ryzen 5000 series desktop CPU launch, and gave a quick teaser of what to expect from the upcoming Radeon RX 6000 graphics cards, showing the performance of the Radeon RX 6000 series card at 4K and in three games.

AMD shows some Ryzen 5000 series benchmark results
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Ryzen 9 5900X and Ryzen 9 5950X take the lead

In addition to announcing the first four Ryzen 5000 series SKUs that will hit the market on November 5th, AMD also revealed some benchmark results for the Ryzen 9 5900X and the flagship Ryzen 9 5950X.

AMD goes for it with Ryzen 5000 series desktop CPUs
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Four SKUs, all launching on November 5th

AMD's CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, has kicked off AMD's "Where Gaming Begins" event announcing the new Ryzen 5000 series desktop CPUs based on Zen 3 CPU architecture. With four SKUs in the new Ryzen 5000 series lineup, all available on November 5th,  AMD is claiming the best gaming CPU title, all thanks to Zen 3 architecture improvements and 19 percent increase in performance-per-clock.

Nvidia postpones the Geforce RTX 3070 launch to October 29th
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High demand to blame

Nvidia has postponed the launch of its Geforce RTX 3070 to October 29th due to higher than expected demand, as the company wants a healthy stock when it hits retail/e-tail shelves.

Nvidia Geforce RTX 3060 Ti comes after RTX 3070
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Internal roadmaps point to the end of October

Although Nvidia has only officially confirmed three SKUs in the RTX 30 series, it appears that the mid-range RTX 3060 Ti might be also coming by the end of next month, featuring GA104 GPU with 4864 CUDA cores and 8GB of GDDR6 memory.